Principal Engineer - Mobile

Date Opened: Jan 3, 2023

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.


Manage teams responsible for strategic and critical pieces of architecture, and provide functions of key strategic value to the business. Function as the subject matter expert on software best practices, and be relied upon to propagate these in the broader organization. Advise on complex engineering matters, build foundation to translate strategy into challenging and meaningful goals, and ability to view the organization as a whole. Leverage and influence key stakeholders to establish vision, direction, and specific objectives for team efforts. Work with a fully distributed remote engineering team to develop and implement the product roadmap. Design, architect Arity SDK and telematics app for iOS and Android. Participate in product scoping, discovery and framing, and inceptions providing technical input and help translate user features into system design. Develop, onboard, and lead a highly skilled and motivated team of engineering managers and engineers. Collect staff performance data against desired outcomes and service level agreements.


Master's degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) plus three (3) years of experience in architecting and designing digital products using modern tools, technologies, frameworks, and systems or, alternatively, a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) and five (5) years of experience in architecting and designing digital products using modern tools, technologies, frameworks, and systems.

Job Description

Must also possess the following (quantitative experience requirements not applicable to this section): Demonstrated experience (“DE”) providing system analysis, business process modeling, and re-engineering for digital products across all phases of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) in accordance with Agile methodologies and test-driven development; DE developing and designing digital products using HTML, CSS, Javascript, REST, Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery, ReactJs, Redux, and NodeJS; DE architecting, solution designing, building, hosting, and supporting an open API, micro-service architecture, leveraging code unit testing tools including Maven, Gradle, Artifactory, Jenkins, Swagger, postman, Java, Kotlin, Objective C, and Swift; and DE designing, developing, implementing, and performing Code reviews for development work, and developing iOS/Android libraries on iOS and Android operating systems. Apply online at and reference position number: 742616

Compensation offered for this role is $150,263.62/year and is based on experience and qualifications.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy. For a full description of Allstate’s benefits, visit

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